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Mount Charleston

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Mount Charleston, Clark County, Nevada, United States (36.25719 -115.64280)

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Name: Mount Charleston topographic map, elevation, relief.
Coordinates: 36.21891 -115.69669 36.30926 -115.51408
Minimum elevation: 5,416 ft
Maximum elevation: 11,877 ft
Average elevation: 7,907 ft

Mount Charleston

Named for nearby Mount Charleston, the highest point in Clark County, the town is in a valley of the Spring Mountains to the northwest of Las Vegas, noted for its hiking trails, and for the Mount Charleston Lodge, a rustic hotel. At an elevation of approximately 7,500 feet, temperatures are much lower than in Las Vegas, which has an elevation of about 2,000 feet, making it a popular place for Las Vegans to vacation. The mean high temperature is 20.4 degrees (Fahrenheit) cooler than in Las Vegas. The area is also known as a vacation village for wealthy Las Vegas residents.

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